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- Liberal Party Representative for Tangney
- Assistant Minister to the Minister for the Public Service (since 22 Dec 2020)
Assistant Minister for Electoral Matters (since 22 Dec 2020)
Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet (since 29 May 2019)
- Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
- Email me whenever Ben Morton speaks (no more than once per day)
Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Ben Morton voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Questions without Notice: National Strategy to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse (25 Oct 2021)
“The national strategy development has been made possible through the incredible work and insights of those who have contributed to it. Consultations have been made with victim-survivors of child sexual abuse, their advocates, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disabilities and the Australian children's commissioners. In relation to the Australian of the Year: in March,...”
- Business: Rearrangement (2 Sep 2021)
“I move: That order of the day No. 3, government business, be postponed until a later hour this day. Question agreed to.”
- Matters of Public Importance: Morrison Government (26 Aug 2021)
“It's a funny thing, saying you're constructive; it's another thing actually to be so, and what we see from those opposite, particularly the Leader of the Opposition, is a claim of being constructive but actually demonstrating, throughout this pandemic, the complete opposite. You cannot say you're constructive when you have worked against this government and against the Australian people, who...”
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- Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 33 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Ben Morton speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 129 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)